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What's New

New Hours of Operation

Library and Archives Canada will introduce new hours of operation at 395 Wellington Street in Ottawa, beginning Saturday, September 1, 2007.

  • The following services will be staffed and open to the public Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Telephone service
    • Registration desk
    • Reference rooms
    • Genealogy and Family History
    • Consultation rooms: textual records, restricted documents, audiovisual records and microfilm
    • Consultation room for special collections (consultation of unpublished material will be by appointment only)
  • In addition to the regular hours of service, certain rooms will be accessible but unstaffed during the following hours.
    • Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 10 a.m. and 4 to 8 p.m.
      • Consultation rooms: textual records, restricted documents, audiovisual records and microfilm
    • Saturdays and Sundays, 12 to 6 p.m.
      • Consultation rooms: textual records, restricted documents, audiovisual records and microfilm
      • Genealogy and Family History
  • All research facilities will be closed on statutory holidays, including Labour Day, September 3, 2007.

Library and Archives Canada is committed to providing quality services to all Canadians, wherever they live. To honour this commitment, we are adjusting our hours of operation, in keeping with the anticipated needs of clients and evolving information technologies. We are steadily adding documentary heritage material to our website, thereby increasing access to the collection for Canadians both in the National Capital Region and across the country.

Should you have comments or questions, you may wish to contact Antonio Lechasseur, Director, Client Services Division at webservices@bac-lac.gc.ca or 613-996-5115 or 1-866-578-7777 (toll-free in Canada and the United States); TTY: 613-992-6969 or 1-866-299-1699 (toll-free in Canada).


For historical information visit: Archived What's New